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The Halswell Lodge

21 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Halswell Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Wellington many times and always avoided this place but it wasn't as bad as I'd been led to believe. Service is efficient and good humoured, we had endless fun listening to the gentleman on reception mispronouncing my name Ken as King. We stayed in the motel units and it was functional but small, with only a kitchenette... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 7 days (Wellington Full) and as neither my wife nor I have the mobility we used to have, we found access to our room difficult. Apart from a very steep driveway, parking was limited (Not enough for the number of Units,) The Motel consists of a series of old houses, Villa's and standard Motel rooms. Our room... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Halswell over the ANZAC 100 Year Anniversary weekend. We were in a two bedroom unit with my 22 y.o. daughter & friend. We had a back-friendly qs bed, Sue in Reception is a gem, it was peaceful, and it is walking distance to almost everything. Its 50 metres from Courtenay Place, Wellington's answer to Melbourne's diverse Brunswick... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok rooms a little on the small side, I was in a twin single room. But overall I would rate it 4 out of 5, front desk staff were all good, over the weekend we dealt with 4 different people. Handy location to get to city centre, stadium about 15 minute walk, bars restaurants only a couple of minutes away,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

initially we were surprised at how tiny the room was with a double bed fitting most of the available space no much room left. there was one metre clearance each side of the bed and about two metres in front. the bed was sprung and quite hard but it had a soft headboard which was good. only one chair and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I can only speak for the (front) "hotel" part; which under new management (?) has been chopped up into tiny little cupboards while still retaining higher motel prices. First night was a "double" with a view of a brick wall. The bed took up the entire room. Then was moved to an even smaller "single" with stairs and washroom right... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were disappointed in this hotel/lodge for the price we paid. We had one of the rooms inside the lodge which was very small and the walls were extremely thin. During the evening one of the upstairs rooms leaked water into the downstairs so the manager had to knock on the door of each upstairs room to figure out where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My family of four stayed in a two bedroom with kitchenette. It was basic, but suited our needs perfectly. Definitely better than a noisy hostel. Within walking distance of the Te Papa museum and loads of restaurants, theaters, and the waterfront. Also a nice New World supermarket very nearby. I appreciated the French press coffee each morning!

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